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’Slumdog..’ tax-free in Delhi

Danny Boyle-directed “Slumdog Millionaire”, which bagged eight Oscar awards including two for music composer AR Rahman, has become tax-free in the national capital.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2009 10:57 PM IST

Danny Boyle-directed

“Slumdog Millionaire”,

which bagged eight Oscar awards including two for music composer A R Rahman, has become tax-free in the national capital from Thursday.

Three days ago, announcing tax-free status for the movie, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit had said the film has “created history”.

Excise commissioner R Pillai said that the distributors today collected the orders for tax-free status for the film.

Expressing her pleasure over Slumdog Millionaire reaping a rich harvest at the Oscars, Dikshit had said, “This film has earned a special distinction by claiming eight Oscar awards in different categories and hence created history in the field of Indian cinema.”

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